Kenyon News Digest, August 23, 2010


Meet the Challenge and Make History
A new $1 million Trustee Challenge fund will match each new dollar donated to the Kenyon Fund and Kenyon Parents Fund with a dollar for financial aid for current students. A "new dollar" is any new amount over the previous year's contribution. The Challenge period includes gifts made between July 1, 2010, and June 30, 2011.

Classroom Calling
Kenyon is a leader among small colleges contributing the highest number of graduating seniors to the Teach for America teaching corps.

Truman Scholarship Winner
Political science major Shoshana Shapiro-Baruch '11 was one of just sixty students nationwide to win a coveted Truman Scholarship for students planning to enter public-service careers.

Legal Legwork
Six Kenyon students chosen as 2010 Summer Legal Scholars honed their thinking about socio-legal issues in an extraordinary study-abroad opportunity.

Register for Family Weekend 2010 Online
Online registration for Family Weekend is now available. If you know of families who do not have Internet access, please have them call the alumni office at 1-800-536-9662 (prompt 1) to request registration information via mail. The registration deadline is October 1. Preregistration is strongly encouraged.

Alumni Council and Alumni Trustee Call for Nominations
The Alumni Council invites you to suggest one or more candidates for election to the Alumni Council for a three-year term or to the Board of Trustees for a four-year term commencing in 2011.

New Leadership Giving Guidelines
In 1972, Kenyon set its leadership giving level at $1,000 for alumni, parents, and friends who rose to a higher plane of sharing with the Kenyon Fund and Kenyon Parents Fund. After thirty-eight years, the College has decided to raise the leadership giving level.

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